Overview of Diabetes Screening
What is Diabetes Screening?
India has now been branded as the “Diabetes Capital of the World” and thousands of people are being diagnosed with this condition every-day. If diabetes is diagnosed at the right stage, many problems related to it can be prevented. This profile is for screening diabetes in a person. It is highly recommended for people who have strong risk factors for diabetes and heart disease like a family history of diabetes or heart disease, obesity. In addition to this, this profile can also be used to monitor the blood glucose levels in a patient with diabetes & diagnose complications that can develop in a diabetic patient.
Preparation for Diabetes Screening
- Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test.
Sample Type for Diabetes Screening
The sample type collected for Diabetes Screening is: Blood
Tests Included in Diabetes Screening(2 tests)
- Glycosylated Hemoglobin